A Mother's Gift: An Inspiring Collection of This I Believe Essays Celebrating Motherhood

Version: Unabridged
Author: Jay Allison , Dan Gediman
Narrator: [No Narrators Added]
Genres: Fiction & Literature, Essays & Anthologies
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Published In: March 2011
Length: 1 hour
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An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans with a focus on motherhood. The perfect Mother's Day gift.

Based on the NPR series of the same name, this new 1-CD collection of This I Believe essays will again gather a diverse group of essayists-ranging from famous to previously unknown-completing the thought that begins the book's title with respect to mothers and motherhood. The result will be another stirring and provocative trip inside the minds and hearts of people whose beliefs-and the remarkably varied way in which they choose to express them-reveal the American spirit at its best.
Essays, compiled from the first two This I Believe audiobooks, include:
* In Giving I Connect With Others by Isabel Allende
* There Is No Job More Important Than Parenting by Benjamin Carson
* The People Who Love You When No One Else Will by Cecile Gilmer
* When Children Are Wanted by Margaret Sanger
* The Person I Want To Bring Into This World by Laura Shipler Chico
* There Is No Blame; There Is Only Love by Ann Karasinski
This collection makes the perfect Mother's Day gift.

Author Details

Author Details

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Linda Clements was an intensive care nurse for many years before becoming a freelance editor in 1991, and studying for her MA in creative writing in 1995. Linda specializes in project editing fabric craft books, and she has written a number of titles for David & Charles.

Allison, Jay

JAY ALLISON is a Peabody and Edward R. Murrow award winning broadcast journalist. His work airs on NPR, PRI and ABC News' "Nightline."

Gediman, Dan

Dan Gediman is the executive producer of "This I Believe". His work has been heard on "All Things Considered", "Morning Edition", "Fresh Air", "Marketplace", "Jazz Profiles", and "This American Life". He has won many of public broadcasting's most prestigious awards, including the duPont-Columbia Award.